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by Zohar
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Wanted: Your Loss Memes
Replies: 18
Views: 1895

Re: Wanted: Your Loss Memes

I also didn't know this meme, though I knew the source material.

https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/loss
by Zohar
Fri Jul 27, 2018 2:18 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Anime Thread of Doom
Replies: 4413
Views: 737153

Re: Anime Thread of Doom

Thanks for the warning. I saw a trailer for it at the theater. They've been showing a Ghibli movie every month, I'll just go to a couple more of those.
by Zohar
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Travel advice/questions
Replies: 36
Views: 2454

Re: Travel advice/questions

If you do want a bit of help orienting yourself in the city itself, I've gone on many tours from this company and they were always great. They're "free" which means they work on tips, usually I ended up paying 10-20 euros, depending on how good the guide was. They have an Amsterdam one and...
by Zohar
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Travel advice/questions
Replies: 36
Views: 2454

Re: Travel advice/questions

I can confirm Bruges is really great as well.
by Zohar
Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Travel advice/questions
Replies: 36
Views: 2454

Re: Travel advice/questions

I've only been to Luxembourg very briefly and haven't been to Belgium since I lived there as a child. I remember Brussels was pretty, supposedly has good beer. In the Netherlands I've only been to Amsterdam - it's very fun to just walk around the streets. I highly recommend renting a bicycle (if you...
by Zohar
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4471
Views: 801072

Re: Today I Made:

LASAGNA! Vegetarian lasagna with tomato sauce and sauteed spinach and zucchini. Yum yum.
by Zohar
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:15 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Steven Universe
Replies: 215
Views: 43230

Re: Steven Universe

Legs spoilers
Spoiler:
White Diamond sounds a lot like an abusive manipulative parent - treating Pink like a small child, preparing to dismiss anything Steven says,
being overly cheery...
by Zohar
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1500084

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

It's not a matter of getting it to people's homes, it's hard to get it to the actual communities.
by Zohar
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)
Replies: 13405
Views: 1500084

Re: Lucky Ten Thousand (TIL)

Refrigeration is one of the big challenges of distributing vaccines and other medical supplies in developing countries. "Infrastructure" is a hard cause to advocate for...
by Zohar
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:10 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Supergirl
Replies: 42
Views: 8260

Re: Supergirl

I have not watched the latest season yet, but I might. I've pretty much given up entirely on The Flash - has this past season been as angstily boring as the previous one?
by Zohar
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

gd1 wrote:In my defense, your poems made me do it.

Blaming someone else is not much of a defense.
by Zohar
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:15 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

It is unbelievable how stupid this man is.
by Zohar
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90033
Views: 7933658

Re: Thoughts for ships

somitomi wrote:I looked up how much a telescope costs, I'm not sure I want another costly and time consuming hobby. Soooo... where can I get into one of these "star parties" you've mentioned?

I've seen those affiliated with universities as well, so you could try looking up those.
by Zohar
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:26 pm UTC
Forum: Site/Forum issues
Topic: "Not Secure"
Replies: 5
Views: 1078

Re: "Not Secure"

Maybe related to this?
by Zohar
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:25 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4471
Views: 801072

Re: Today I Made:

The other day I made Smitten Kitchen's spaghetti pie which turned out really great. I added the broccoli we got in our CSA in addition to some broccoli rabe I got. One of those (guessing the rabe but not sure) had a lot of worms in it that I kept fishing out. I'm... 98% certain I got all of them. Ex...
by Zohar
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:37 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows
Replies: 106
Views: 12693

Re: Fleeting Thoughts: Movie and TV Shows

A series of fleeting thoughts about recent movies/TV shows I've been watching: ⋅  Insecure is a fantastic show by Issa Rae, she plays a somewhat screwed-up young person in LA trying to deal with being the only black person at her work (and NGO that provides education support to young kids ...
by Zohar
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

by Zohar
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:13 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 14869
Views: 2321254

Re: In other news... (humorous news items)

Lack of light. Noise from too many people in one room. Difficult to have sensitive conversations. Often impossible to regulate the temperature to your own preference. Usually goes together with small space, though of course you can cram too many people in an office as well. The creepy feeling that ...
by Zohar
Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28495
Views: 3063056

Re: Blistering blue barnacles

poxic wrote:(Including the fact that you're chewing your fingernails right now, you person reading this. Not you, the other person. You! Stop that right now.)

:O HOW DID YOU KNOW??
by Zohar
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:46 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]
Replies: 1201
Views: 172117

Re: British EU referendum in June [update: Leave wins 52% - 48%, politics ensue]

What do you think would happen if you have an election again before any official steps are taken, and a pro-EU government was chosen?
by Zohar
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:44 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The (Sub)Urban Farmer
Replies: 22
Views: 2031

Re: The (Sub)Urban Farmer

Here's our modest vegetable patch. The squash is a bit out of control...
Spoiler:
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But we have tiny squashes now!
Spoiler:
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by Zohar
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 90033
Views: 7933658

Re: Thoughts for ships

(i) The duration of 24 hours may be reduced if that call center can conclusively prove to the relevant authority that over the previous financial year, the combined duration of waiting across all callers was less than 24 hours. This is completely up to the discretion of the authority. That is a rea...
by Zohar
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Firearms Regulations
Replies: 213
Views: 15850

Re: Firearms Regulations

The question would be: why should the open carrying of {particular thing} be prohibited? Because in the absence of good reasons to prohibit something, it should be permitted. For one thing, because this particular thing is often used for intimidation and quieting of other people, particularly margi...
by Zohar
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Why a yield sign and not a stop sign?
Replies: 4
Views: 1038

Re: Why a yield sign and not a stop sign?

I'm not sure (Hes would know I bet), but I imagine on side streets, where there's not much traffic and you might encounter small children running around, it does no harm to include a stop sign and it makes it safer for pedestrians. While on main streets there's higher traffic and you don't want peop...
by Zohar
Tue Jul 10, 2018 2:11 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Steven Universe
Replies: 215
Views: 43230

Re: Steven Universe

Spoilers for previous of next episode and speculation about end of show: Looks like they show the diamonds the centipeedle, so I'm getting that they are going to try and wrap up the series with the diamonds managing to heal the corrupted gems. Though we've still got Lars in space to contend...
by Zohar
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Steven Universe
Replies: 215
Views: 43230

Re: Steven Universe

Spoilers about the entire arc (up to and including "Reunited"): I liked this a lot! I liked we got a chance to have a bit slower pacing compared to a lot of action-packed episodes in the past. I'm very curious about where they take things from here. I wonder if the diamonds will try to...
by Zohar
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

Tyndmyr wrote:I'm objecting to

Well that's nice for you I guess.
by Zohar
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:51 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4471
Views: 801072

Re: Today I Made:

Tried Smitten Kitchen's latest zucchini with pesto and white beans . It was OK. Not bad, but not great. Possibly needed more cheese. I veered wildly from the recipe in terms of quantities so I'm not surprised I didn't get the flavor just right. Also made a giant caramelized onion quiche with roasted...
by Zohar
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:58 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The (Sub)Urban Farmer
Replies: 22
Views: 2031

Re: The (Sub)Urban Farmer

That's awesome, I love figs.

This weekend we found we definitely have a couple of squashes growing on our giant squash plant. They're not ripe yet, but it's exciting! Also used basil from the yard for a pesto.
by Zohar
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Carnivorous Plants
Replies: 14
Views: 1423

Re: Carnivorous Plants

We have a pitcher plant and a sundew at home. They both seem to be doing well. We can't really see any bugs in the pitcher plant but the sundew has a bunch.
by Zohar
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

The government advertises this strategy for citizenship in high immigrant areas and media. They're specifically asking immigrants to come in, trust them, disclose their status, and that they'll get a better life. They are then discharged with no explanation or reasoning and are expected to go back t...
by Zohar
Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:02 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

Not at all unique for immigrants except now these people who tried to find a legal way to stay here and have pledged an oath to a foreign military are asked to return to their authoritarian regimes with this information available on them.
by Zohar
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:48 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Steven Universe
Replies: 215
Views: 43230

Re: Steven Universe

Made of Honor Yeah I'm really glad about that. The way her arc ended was not great, and I think this does a lot to redeem her. I hope they don't get rid of her at the end of tonight's special... Also I expected "Made of Honor" to be related to "Made of Love" from Stro...
by Zohar
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4471
Views: 801072

Re: Today I Made:

dubsola wrote:A vegetarian cassoulet would be pretty good though, I'm assuming?

I've never tried, but from what I recall meat is a pretty big component of it.
by Zohar
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:16 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Steven Universe
Replies: 215
Views: 43230

Re: Steven Universe

cephalopod9 wrote:The week's bomb is
Spoiler:
moving through things pretty quickly. Kinda anti-climactic, but I like it.
People talking about their feelings, no need to draw out conflict just to have it

I'm pretty sure tonight's half-hour episode will be quit bombastic and action-y.
by Zohar
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:51 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

Well those failings also stem from institutional racism - years of segregation and redlining, and the entire idea that public schools get funded according to property taxes, are all racist policies.
by Zohar
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:00 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Trump presidency
Replies: 7217
Views: 538497

Re: Trump presidency

"Where are you from? No, like, where are you really from??" are only 3% of the victims of race-based hate crimes in spite of being 5% of the population (though to be fair, that's because black people receive 50% of all hate crimes) This says to me when you look at non-black hate crimes, As...
by Zohar
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:28 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Today I Made:
Replies: 4471
Views: 801072

Re: Today I Made:

Cassoulet was one of my favorite foods when I was not a vegetarian. I don't remember what carb we had with it though...
by Zohar
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:22 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Age
Replies: 958
Views: 183558

Re: Age

suffer-cait wrote:I had to move my vote up two whole brackets since last I sw this thread.

Just one bracket for me.
by Zohar
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:02 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Steven Universe
Replies: 215
Views: 43230

Re: Steven Universe

Having seen Now We're Only Falling Apart... Well. I never imagined Rose Quartz would be the one who needs a redemption arc. I feel a bit better about her and Pearl's relationship though. Not 100%, but since Pearl was almost a guide for Rose to walk around the world, it doesn't feel as unbala...

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